Turnip Rapa di Milano bianca a colleto viola or Milano turnip with purple collar is an Italian Heirloom from Milan. it is a mid early variety of round white turnip with purple collar. Great for autumn and winter planting.
Scientific Name: Brassica rapa
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 15-20C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-80 days
Sunlight: full sun
Soil requirement: fertile, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds in spring or late summer/early fall for winter harvest. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Cool temperatures improve the quality and flavor of turnips. Sow in rows 5 cm apart, thin to 20-25 cm apart.